Ilan Hall has come a long way since working at a fish shack in Long Island. We all came to know him from winning Season 2 of Top Chef, but I personally got to know his food at The Gorbals here in LA. He has since opened The Gorbals in Brooklyn, the new home to his competition cooking show on the Esquire Network, Knife Fight. His cuisine is flavorful and interesting without trying too hard. It's just simply deliciuos. On this episode of Top Talk we chat about how he serendipitously developed his vegan ramen concept, Ramen Hood and how to keep inspired as a culinary artist.